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Hastings bridge closure update: The bridge is now expected to close Sept. 22-24

There has been another change of plans for the Hastings bridge. The main span is expected to be moved sometime this weekend, meaning the Highway 61 bridge will close on or around Sept. 22 through Sept. 24.

River traffic will be suspended around this time as well.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.

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